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a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula

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It rides atop a slab of Earth's crust that is slowly diving beneath the Apennine Mountains, giving the city a tilt noticed for the first time in the new study.
The division fought on the "Gothic Line," Germany's last major defense in the final stages of World War II in the jagged Apennine Mountains.
he was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's 605th Field Artillery (Mule Pack) Battalion, which supported the 86th Infantry Regiment with munitions and supplies in the Apennine Mountains of northern Italy.
With the German army retreating, the 3rd BattalionWelsh Guards spent the winter of 1944-45 in the Apennine Mountains, holding a sector of the line which stretched across Italy.
30 Exeter San Marino is a country situated in the Apennine Mountains.
The air in the Parmesan hills is dry and sweet-smelling with breezes from the Apennine mountains, creating perfect environmental conditions for a natural 'drying' of the hams.
The world leaders arrive in L'Aquila, a medieval city in the Apennine mountains, shortly before the opening of the summit at lunch time on Wednesday.
Standing as it does with such defiance, set against the backdrop of the Apennine mountains that trace the trajectory of the geological fault line, there is a palpable sense that this building, more than anticipated, will indeed become a powerful and much-loved symbol of the rebirth and resilience of this community.
The quake also hit 26 towns and cities around L'Aquila, which lies in a valley surrounded by the Apennine mountains.
Her grandfather, Renato Calesini said her father had gone to the devastated city in the snow-capped Apennine mountains to try to locate the student, who wears a hearing aid.
The quake hit 26 towns and cities around L'Aquila, which lies in a valley surrounded by the Apennine mountains.
A wall of the 13th century Santa Maria church in L'Aquila, which is surrounded by the Apennine mountains, collapsed and the bell tower of the San Bernadino church also fell.
It destroyed 15,000 buildings around the city of L'Aquila, which has a population of 70,000 and sits about 60 miles north-east of Rome, in the Apennine Mountains.
3 and an epicenter some five kilometers (three miles) outside L'Aquila, a town of 60,000 residents in the Apennine Mountains, Italian public safety officials said.
From there, I joined an Earthwatch expedition in tiny Ovindoli, Italy, high in the Apennine Mountains, dragging my younger son with me.